Fascia-nated about the Low Back?

Did you ever think about how our spine is rooted into our pelvis which is then rooted into our legs? It's all through fascial relationships!

Join us in the lab for the ROOTED SPINE as we uncover the fascial, muscular, and skeletal architecture of the low back and posterior pelvis. We’ll explore how fascia creates spinal and pelvic stability, participates in core strength and just might be a key player in low back pain.

Come join us in San Diego, CA to explore the ROOTED SPINE!

 

January registration is closed!

2023 Calendar

There are TWO opportunities to join us for THE ROOTED SPINE class in 2023. Choose your ๐Ÿ—“ dates, book your โœˆ๏ธ  flight and come join us here inโ˜€๏ธ San Diego, CA.

๐Ÿ‘‰January 11 & 12, 2023 OR September 20 & 21, 2023 ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

Join us in the lab as we uncover the fascial, muscular, and skeletal architecture of the low back and pelvis! What to expect: 

  • Two days of dissection โœ๏ธ lab & classroom ๐ŸŽจ learning
  • Fresh-tissue human forms (no chemical embalming)
  • Small classes by design (less than 20 students)
  • Online content ๐Ÿ’ป to get you ready before you arrive on site
  • AnatomySCAPES' Lab Manual๐Ÿ“– (~75pages)
  • Instructors: AnatomySCAPES Co-Directors Rachelle Clauson ๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍๐Ÿซ & Nicole Trombley ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป‍๐Ÿซ
  • CEs๐Ÿ“š: Approved for 10CE hours through NCBTMB
  • ๐Ÿ“Located in San Diego, CA โ˜€๏ธ 

We'll delve into fascial anatomy, learning the types of fascia — from superficial to deep — and how they relate to each other in the lumbar region and posterior pelvis. Our curriculum is broken down into these sections:

What is Fascia?

Fascia gets a lot of credit for doing a lot of things. Is that for real?? We'll take a look at what research is actually uncovering about fascia and what it means in the anterior pelvis. We'll spend some time grounding ourselves in the basics of fascia: its composition, anatomy and functions. We all talk about fascia all the time, but what is it really?

The AnatomySCAPES

As we move through the body's anatomy, we'll explore the larger picture of how our bodies' textures are organized and how they relate to each other. We'll take you through the layers of the human form, pausing along the way for you to touch, feel and palpate the textures and relationships. This will change your perception of what you are feeling under the skin.

Fascia Celebs

Fascia celebs are part of the denser fibrous deep fascia of the torso and posterior pelvis: from the thoracolumbar fascia to the sacrotuberous ligamentForce transmission and stabilization are their game! We'll dissect the deep fascia of the posterior pelvis! 

Movers & Shakers

We will be sure to say hello to some muscles. We’ll pay particular attention to the muscles of the lumbar region and posterior hip: lats, glutes, parapsinals, piriformis, and friends! In the context of the 3D human form, they are critical players in spinal and core stability, as well as pelvic heaIth.

Fascia's Function

Grounded in our new understanding of fascia's anatomy, we'll explore fascia's role in force transmission, proprioception and motor coordination. We'll look at how fascia is innervated and how it just might play a key role in pain. 

It's all connected!

You know how they always say, "It's all connected!"? Those connections aren't random. We'll take a look at how fascial continuities of the abdomen, pelvis and lumbar region are organized.

What other Anatomyโค๏ธLOVERS are saying...

"It was such an amazing experience to be in the lab with all of you. I have a deeper appreciation for the fluffy cloud body and those adipose globules and all the different layers. My capacity to be with living tissue in my clients is once again deeply enhanced by being witness to the internal spaces of the body.

"This is how anatomy in PT school should have been! Thank you so much for creating this MUCH NEEDED offering to guide us through the fascial connections of the body. I feel so grateful to have had the opportunity to learn form you both. I will definitely start using all that I learned in my practice ASAP! I’ll be back! This was much fun! Excellent job putting this all together! You rock, Rachelle & Nicole!"

Here is an overview of the structure of this workshop. Completion of all segments is required. Thank you for planning accordingly.

Part A: Online Prep

Put on your stretchy pants and get comfy! Your Fascia Journey starts from the comfort of your own home with our ONLINE SEGMENT. This part of the course is self-paced and 100% online.

Your online content will include:

  • Pre-recorded VIDEOS introducing you to the world of Fascia and the key concepts we will be covering in person.
  • LAB MANUAL with worksheets and activities.
  • QUIZZES to check your understanding.
  • Images from the DISSECTION LAB.

Our FASCIA LAB MANUAL is included in this online segment. Designed to read like a fun, glossy magazine, we cover some key concepts of fascial anatomy AND introduce you to many of the anatomical structures we will likely encounter in the Lab. It's beautiful, fun, and surprising!

Part B: Intro Call

A week before our IN-PERSON days in the lab, we'll join together on a brief Zoom call for introductions, orientation and to answer any questions you might have.

Part C: In Person

Pack a lunch (and some dark chocolate ๐Ÿซ to share ๐Ÿ˜‰) and head to the anatomy lab and classroom for two days of learning here in sunny San Diego, CA.

Together in the lab we will explore fascial architecture of the the lumbar region. The in-lab segment consists of:

  • Live DISSECTION and EXPLORATION of the low back and posterior pelvis. 
  • Classroom LECTURE & DISCUSSIONS on key concepts and applications for our bodywork and movement practices.
  • Hands-on EMBODIMENT and movement to stay connected to our own bodies and deepen our understanding. 
  • ARTS & CRAFTS for deeper learning.

Who should attend?

The workshop is geared toward licensed hands-on professionals: massage therapists, midwives, chiropractors, acupuncturists, physical therapists, RNs etc. are welcome! You will be asked for your credentials when you register. Please contact us if you have questions regarding eligibility. 

Ready to start your fascia journey? Come join us!

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